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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 2003, 03:50 PM Thread Starter
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Anikos Kapros has the SLOWEST serve I have ever seen! Goddamn I think my ten year old sister can sever harder than that (she has some very nice groundstrokes though.
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It's slow , but effective.


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post #4 of 13 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 2003, 04:03 PM
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Unfortunately I can't watch it.

Someone said Aniko has improved her 2nd serve, but judging from the stats alone (average speed is 63 MPH) this doesn't seem to be true.
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OMG Aniko wins more points with her 2nd than with her 1st serve. Justine
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post #6 of 13 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 2003, 04:23 PM
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Aniko's slow serves are giving Justine fits. Whenever Aniko gets a serve above 90 mph, Justine hits a great return.
maybe that's the secret to success on the WTA tour: a really bad serve?
It doesn't look like Aniko pronates her wrist at all.
Still she does a great job of counterpunching and staying in the point.
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63 MPH, the guy w/ Tracy Austin calls it a "country club serve"
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Oh it was ugly, but sometimes that throws players off.... I mean it was working though, just as Infiniti said.....

Come back EVENTUALLY Cappy!! Ok this clearly was written back in a day when I still had faith..


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Bad match from justine, but she came through. Kapros was pushing her around the court when the rallies started.

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I was pretty impressed with Kapros's groundstrokes...She reminded me of Dementieva, great hard ans falt groundstrokes with a bad secondserve...But this seem to work vs Justine, she ahs a lot of problems returning those serves...

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I was astonished when Anikos broke back two times in the first set.
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post #13 of 13 (permalink) Old Aug 26th, 2003, 06:38 PM
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Yep, odd how Justine attacks and crushes Serena´s second serves and some Aniko Kapros can give her fits with a second serve barely worth that name!

Serena girl...take notice. Start hitting those second serves in the 50´s range and you´ll be aight on clay.

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